Breakfast on the Farm ~ Shedden, June 24

 June 24, 2017 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)  |   9340 Mill Road, Shedden ON

the first event of 2017 is taking place at Donkers Family Farm near Shedden. The farm has been owned and operated by the Donkers family for 55 years. Today, it’s run by Ed Donkers who milks 900 goats – with about 1700 goats on the farm in total . Milk from the farm is used in the production of specialty cheeses which is one of the fastest growing markets in Ontario agriculture.

  • The event will run rain or shine.
  • Free parking is available at the farm.
  • The farm is also wheelchair accessible.
  • Pets (excluding service dogs) are not allowed on the farm. 

FREE breakfast tickets SOLD OUT!

Breakfast from the Farm, coordinated by Farm & Food Care, provides a unique opportunity for farmers and non‐farming Ontarians to have a conversation about food and farming. It provides a showcase for agriculture and gives non-farmers the opportunity to meet real farmers and members of the agri‐food industry.

Event Partners

  • Burnbrae Farms Ltd.
  • Gray Ridge Egg Farms
  • Egg Farmers of Ontario
  • CIBC Wood Gundy
  • County of Elgin
  • B-W Feed & Seed Ltd.
  • Elgin Federation of Agriculture
  • Heartland Farm Mutual
  • West Elgin Mutual Insurance Company

Event Participants

  • Advantage Farm Equipment - London
  • Cogent Canada
  • New Life Mills
  • Crosswind Farms/Donkers Family Farm
  • Delta Power Equipment
  • Dowler Karn
  • Fingal Farm Supply
  • Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd.
  • Kent Brothers Renewable Energy
  • Kettle Creek Friesians
  • Libro Credit Union
  • Meridian Credit Union - London Branch
  • Ontario Plants Propogation
  • Pioneer HI-Bred Production
  • Schippers Canada Ltd.
  • Township of Southwold
  • Huron Tractor Ltd.
  • Piller's Fine Foods
  • Cargill

Event Collaborators

  • Lind Lumber / Wilcon Building Systems
  • Fanshawe College - Elgin Campus
  • Woolwich Goat Dairy
  • Ontario Apple Growers' Association
  • Andrew Sports
  • Dortman Bros. Barn Equipment Inc.
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Greenoak Dairy Equipment
  • IGPC Ethanol
  • Laura Palumbo Mobile Vet Service
  • Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency
  • TD Bank/Toronto Dominion 

Exhibitors

  • Advantage Farm Equipment - London
  • Beef Farmers of Ontario
  • Bonnie Sitter - "Agriculture Today: a portrait of family farms in Ontario
  • B-W Feed & Seed Ltd.
  • Cargill
  • CIBC/ CIBC Wood Gundy
  • Cogent Canada
  • County of Elgin / Tourism Elgin
  • Croplife Canada/Buzzing Gardens
  • Crosswind Farm
  • Dairy Farmers of Ontario
  • Delta Power Equipment ~ Mitchell
  • Egg Farmers of Ontario
  • Elgin Federation of Agriculture
  • Fingal Farm Supply
  • Foodland Ontario
  • Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd.
  • Grain Farmers of Ontario
  • Heartland Farm Mutual
  • Huron Tractor Ltd.
  • Kent Brothers Renewable Energy
  • Kettle Creek Friesians
  • Libro Credit Union
  • Meridian Credit Union 
  • New-Life Mills Ltd.
  • Ontario Maple Syrup Producers
  • Ontario Pesticide Education Program
  • Ontario Plants Propagation
  • Ontario Pork
  • Pioneer HI-Bred Production
  • Schippers Canada Ltd.
  • Township of Southwold
  • West Elgin Mutual Insurance Company
  • Laura Palumbo Veterinary Service